*Online registration closes at noon (LOCAL TIME) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk! Please know that walk donations are accepted until December 31st 2013.
Wade Oval in University Circle
10820 East Blvd
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Parking is available at the VA Hospital on Magnolia Rd. To reach the walk site after parking, take a right onto E 108th St., which turns into Wade Oval and the Wade Oval will be the left
Driving Directions to Wade Park Campus:
From the East:
Travel west on I-90 and exit at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (exit #177). Bear LEFT (south) onto Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Travel approximately 2.4 miles until you reach the intersection of E. 105th and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Turn LEFT onto E. 105th. The main entrance to the Cleveland VA Medical Center is at the next traffic light. Turn RIGHT into the medical center grounds and proceed to the patient parking garage on the LEFT.
From the West:
Travel east on I-90 and exit at Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (exit #177). Turn RIGHT (south) onto Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Travel approximately 2.3 miles until you reach the intersection of E. 105th and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Turn LEFT onto E. 105th. The main entrance to the Cleveland VA Medical Center is at the next traffic light. Turn RIGHT into the medical center grounds and proceed to the patient parking garage on the LEFT.
From the South:
Travel north on I-71 to I-90 east. Now follow the "From the West" instructions listed above.
Travel north on I-77 and then onto I-90 east. Now follow the "From the West" instructions listed above.
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Interested in sponsoring the walk? Know of someone who may be interested? Sponsorships for the walk start at $100.00. Becoming a sponsor for the walk is a great way to show you and your company's support of mental health and the efforts of AFSP! Get your logo in front of dedicated supported today! Click HERE for the sponsorship packe. E-mail email@example.com for more information!
Captain and Individual Challenges:
Teams that have raised $1500.00 and have 10 or more participants registered to their team by August 19th will have their team name printed on the back of the official Out of the Darkness walk t-shirts. The top three teams will receive a prize.
Individuals who raise $1000.00 by August 19th will have their name listed on the back of the official Out of the Darkness walk t-shirts. The top three individual fundraisers will receive a prize!
The top fundraising team will lead the walk and carry the Out of the Darkness Community Walk banner the day of the event!
Would you like to help out?
AFSP is almost completely volunteer driven and could not make this happen without the help of amazing volunteers just like you! If you'd like to help us plan, or put together any part of the walk, work to recruit sponsors and walkers, or even volunteer to help out on the day of the event. We would love to have you! Contact walk chair, Emily Siegel at firstname.lastname@example.org for details!
We can always use support securing donations, sponsors, and volunteers.
Snack donations: fruit, snacks, beverages, coffee, bagels, etc.
Volunteers: to help the day of the event or at promotional events
Local sponsors: click here (sponsorship packet link) for sponsorship information and benefits.
Share your story: let us know why you walk. Send your story to email@example.com. We will display your story on social media sites and may even feature it in one of our e-mail updates!
Can't wait to see all of you at the walk on October 19th, 2013!